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  1. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  2. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  3. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  4. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  5. UNHCR, Partners Seek $500 Million for Nigeria, Central African Republic Relief Efforts

    27 Jan 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The UN refugee agency and its partners this week appealed to donor nations for more than $500 million USD to assist hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflicts in Nigeria and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:48

  6. Cameroonian President Appeals to International Community to Help Save Lake Chad

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called on the international community help prevent Lake Chad from disappearing. Addressing the diplomatic community on January 8th, Biya warned that “Lake ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  7. Chinese Oil Company to Pay $400 Million for Environmental Damage in Chad

    30 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) this week agreed to pay $400 million USD in compensation for environmental damage in Chad’s southern Koudalwa region. Just a month ago, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2014 - 21:53

  8. AfDB, Rwanda Seek $68 Million for Kigali Action Plan

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan government this week signed an agreement to formalize the African Union-led Kigali Action Plan, an initiative that among other things will help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2014 - 15:47

  9. Somalia Could Relapse Into Humanitarian Crisis, UN Warns

    20 May 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Somalia could find itself facing a humanitarian crisis comparable to the one it went through in 2011, when 260,000 people died from acute hunger, malnutrition and communicable diseases, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2014 - 10:13

  10. Study Finds Large Variation in Access to Water, Sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    11 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Access to improved drinking water and sanitation varies widely throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new study from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2014 - 10:00

  11. Lake Chad Basin Countries Draft "Water Charter"

    9 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The Lake Chad Basin Commission on December 6 presented a draft "Water Charter" to member countries for ratification by their respective parliaments. The draft came out of the 59th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2013 - 10:20

  12. World Bank, EU Pledge Billions for Economic Growth in Sahel

    5 Nov 2013- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali The World Bank and the European Union announced this week that they will provide billions of dollars to the Sahel region of Africa to support to major development priorities like improving ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2013 - 10:14

  13. World Bank Urges Support for Pastoralism, Irrigation in Sahel Region

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week urged African countries and communities in the Sahel region, as well as the international community, to support and expand pastoralism and large-scale ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  14. Libya to Build Large Reservoir to End Supply Disruptions

    1 Oct 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government last week approved construction of a 24-million-cubic meter drinking water reservoir. “The project is meant to avoid water supply disruptions in the capital city of Tripoli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2013 - 10:10

  15. Four African Nations Agree to Long-Term Framework for Managing Shared Aquifer

    23 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria Four nations in northeast Africa-- Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan-- agreed last week during talks at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna to create a long-term framework for an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2013 - 10:04

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